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Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008
By Margie Wuebker
A St. Henry infant died July 8 of blunt force trauma to the head, according to a death certificate received by the Mercer County Sheriff's Office.
Trevor James Stammen, 6-month-old son of Brian and Angela Krieg Stammen, 2066 Fleetfoot Road, was pronounced dead at 6:04 p.m. at Children's Medical Center in Dayton. The death certificate, signed by Kent Edward Harshbarger of the Montgomery County Coroner's Office in Dayton, lists the manner of death as homicide. [More]
By Margie Wuebker
MINSTER - More than 120 people packed a large group meeting room at Minster Middle School on Monday night to voice support for local teachers involved in ongoing contract negotiations and to learn firsthand what effect a highly-publicized federal audit with anticipated findings plays in the bargaining process. [More]
By Gary R. Rasberry
Celina girls soccer coach Calvin Freeman said it best when he said "Somebody that didn't come to tonight's game missed a nice, hard-fought ballgame" on Monday evening.
Cayla Hellwarth got the lone goal of the match with 8:20 left in the first half and the Celina defense made it stand up in winning the battle of Bulldogs over Elida 1-0 in Western Buckeye League action at the Soccer Stadium. [More]
Obituaries on September 23rd, 2008
The Rev. David Heinl, 77, died at 4:40 a.m. Sept. 22, 2008, at St. Charles Center, Carthagena, where he had resided several years. [More]
Former Coldwater resident Mary S. Schoeppner, 97, of Kings Park, N.Y., died in Kings Park on Sept. 21, 2008. [More]
Alfrieda Siegrist, 88, of Cassella, died at 3:05 a.m. Sept. 23, 2008, at her da [More]
Owen E. Weaver, 94, 1100 Myers Road, Celina, died at 11:28 p.m. Sept. 21, 2008, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Raymond "L.J." Whetsel, 12, 204 W. Walnut St., Mendon, died Sept. 21, 2008, at his residence. Death was due to an apparent suicide. [More]
Local pictures on September 23rd, 2008
Subscriber only stories on September 23rd, 2008
Sewage rate to rise 65%
Harnessing the sun to bake classroom snack
Village gets a deal on sewer project
Council passes leash ordinance
Ordinance on leasing motorcycle to police dept. passes second reading
6 fire departments battle barn fire for 12 hours
Council OKs application for $900,000 in state funds
Redskins finish 20-1 in regular season